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In recent years, the economy on the Fiji islands has seen both good and bad time periods, but with its positive labor force, an increasing tourism industry and the presence of minerals, there is great hope for these islands. To date, the most important export product from Fiji, has been sugar, but the agricultural sector also produces coconuts, cassava, sweet potatoes, cattle, horses, pigs, fish, goats and rice. Gold, lumber, silver and copra are produced by the industrial sector.
The biggest trading markets for Fiji are Samoa, New Zealand, the United States, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Australia. Products such as molasses, coconut oil, garments, sugar, fish and timber are exported, while products such as chemicals, food, transport equipment, machinery, petroleum products and manufactured goods are imported.